Yellow is represented, among others by Deschampsia
cespitosa 'Gold Dust', silver blue by Festuca glauca 'Elijah Blue', reds are to be found in Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron' and varying degrees of variegation, both vertical and horizontal in may other species and cultivars.
At King George Island, bacterial counts in a Podzol under Deschampsia
antarctica were found at similar levels (Bolter 1995; Bolter et al.
Using grasses such as Deschampsia
Cespitosa and Miscanthus Sinensis Gracillimus that tickle you as you leave the car and scented climbing Trachelospermum Jasminoides all provide a sensory experience before you even get to your front door.
Grand Colombier has dry soils and is densely vegetated (mainly ferns, Dryopteris spinulosa, and graminoids, Deschampsia
flexuosa), providing diverse and highly suitable breeding sites for burrow-dwelling petrels and Atlantic Puffins.
Rarely the cover of Deschampsia
cespitosa increased at abandoned sites.
(Hair Grass) is a native of our area and some of the modern hybrids are worthy of a garden position.
Or plant among waist-high ornamental grasses such as Deschampsia
Alternatively, imagine the sensory pleasure of a knot or maze pattern planted with a taller grass such as Deschampsia
cespitosa 'Golden Dew' contributing movement and sound to the garden landscape.
On some maritime antarctic Cryosols, the grass Deschampsia
antarctica occurs (e.
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If you want a grass that is not too high (2-3ft) and produces an eye-catching display in summer to autumn, look no further than Deschampsia
cespitosa Goldtau (tufted hair grass).
Colobanthus quitensis and Deschampsia
antarctica, are also members of